Doctorow shows us life from the point-of-view of the plugged-in generation and makes it feel like a totally alien world.
Doctorow demonstrates how memorably the outrageous and the everyday can coexist.
Doctorow uses science fiction as a kind of cultural WD-40, loosening hinges and dissolving adhesions to peer into some of society’s unlighted corners.
New York Times
The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow is SF about SF—its childish preoccupation with hardware, its retrofutures that drag on the genre like The Carousel of Progress tied to an escape zeppelin, and the immature demands for “positive” futures and happy endings. Ah, but happy endings for whom? Share this:TwitterPinterestStumbleUponGoogle
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